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MONDAY 07 17 06 | 18 WITH A BULLET – PBS TELEVISION PREMIERES SEARING DOCUMENTARY ON GANG LIFE IN EL SALVALDOR

MONDAY 07 17 06 | 18 WITH A BULLET – PBS TELEVISION PREMIERES SEARING DOCUMENTARY ON GANG LIFE IN EL SALVALDOR

18_bullet By Led Black

El Salvador has one of the highest homicide rates in the world; much of the murders committed in this country can be directly attributed to the influx of deported gang members from LA, where gang life has a long and sordid history.  The introduction of Gang culture with its eye for an eye philosophy, into a poor country where social order is almost non-existent and where guns are plentiful is a recipe for disaster.  Filmmaker Ricardo Pollack documents 6 months in the lives of these troubled, extremely violent and mostly very young gang members who see their gang as their sole support system.

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    Hugo Mendez

    I live in Austin texas and i was wondering when this documentary might be showing in my area…….or how i can buy it on DVD….

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    Hey Hugo according to PBS, at this time VHS and DVD copies of WIDE ANGLE programs are available for educational use only and can be purchased from Films Media Group.

    http://www.films.com.

    For more info visit on the show visit:
    link to pbs.org

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